Courage and Fear

"Fortune sides with he who dares."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It requires more courage to suffer than to die."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"It is not the size of the dog in the fight, it is the size of the fight in the dog!"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Guess if you can and choose if you dare."

Pierre Corneille
Pierre Corneille "Héraclius"

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Cowards suffer, heroes enjoy."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing; to be able to dare!"

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky "Crime and Punishment"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"One man with courage makes a majority."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Brave people may be persuaded to an action by representing it as being more dangerous than it really is."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential. Hence the fact that many inventions had their birth as toys."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Fortune favors the brave."

Virgil "Aeneid"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Heroing is one of the shortest-lived professions there is."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"People are capable of doing an awful lot when they have no choice and I had no choice. Courage is when you have choices."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Courage without conscience is a wild beast."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage."

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say."

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt."

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."

Anais Nin
Anais Nin "The Diary of Anais Nin"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Courage is fear that has said its prayers."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is in superstition a senseless fear of God."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Fear is conquerable. Doubt is defeatable. Self worth is buildable."

Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It's a dangerous business going out your front door."

J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien "The Fellowship of the Ring"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"[...] only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Always do the things you fear the most. Courage is an acquired taste, like caviar."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Courage is the price life exacts for granting peace."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Bravery never goes out of fashion."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Panic: A highly underrated capacity thanks to which individuals are able to indicate clearly that something is wrong... Given their head, most humans panic with great dignity and imagination. This can be called democratic expression or practical common sense."

John Ralston Saul
John Ralston Saul "The Doubter's Companion"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Mortal danger is an effective antidote for fixed ideas."

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Peace is that state in which fear of any kind is unknown."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Impossible is a word found only in the dictionary of fools."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Early and provident fear is the mother of safety."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Those who love to be feared fear to be loved."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Victory depends on whether or not a duelist has the courage to fight until the bitter end."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I fear God and next to God I mostly fear them that fear Him not."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)